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Meadow Vista man dies in Highway 89 crash near Truckee

A Meadow Vista man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash into a tree near Truckee, the California Highway Patrol said Monday. Killed in the crash was 64-year-old Steven Metzgar, ...

Manslaughter suspect in two boat-crash deaths awaits first court date

AUBURN CA - An Auburn man arrested after a boat crash that left two dead has had his first court date pushed back. Jeffrey Joel Sandow, 54, was initially slated to appear in a Yuba ...

Mother of Highway 193 crash victim pleads for safer Cool-Georgetown road

AUBURN CA - A woman whose body was found days after her car went off Highway 193 in Cool and crashed down an embankment was remembered Wednesday as a sweet, honest and humor-filled ...

Bail increased for alleged I-80 fatal hit-and-run driver

AUBURN CA - The family of Interstate-80 hit-and-run victim Dave Robinson Jr., sat strong through the arraignment Tuesday in a North Auburn courtroom of the man accused of fleeing t ...

Driver killed in Indian Hill Road crash ID'd as Newcastle man

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Coroner’s Office released the identity Thursday of the driver of a car killed in a collision Wednesday morning on Indian Hill Road in Newcastle. The ...

Lake of Pines fatal stabbing case reaches court

AUBURN CA - A Petaluma man was to make another appearance in Nevada County Superior Court on Monday in connection with a fatal stabbing in Lake of the Pines. Branden Riddle-Terrel, ...

Victim, suspect in Lake of the Pines fatal stabbing were friends

AUBURN - In and around Lake of the Pines, Ryan Roth and Branden Riddle-Terrel were seen as friends. But in the early morning hours of this past Thursday, that friendship veered tr ...

New Year’s warning from Loomis family touched by tragedy: Don’t drink and drive

AUBURN CA - With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday and some people getting Monday off, the odds of over-imbibing and getting behind the wheel during celebrations will increase ...

Foresthill Road crash victim was clear of alcohol, illegal drugs

AUBURN CA - Foresthill Road crash victim Edward Alvey’s system was clear of alcohol or illegal drugs, just-released toxicology tests show. Lab tests, which take three months or ...

Drugs, alcohol ruled out in Auburn woman’s I-80 crash death

An Auburn woman who was seen driving erratically on Interstate 80 before a crash took her life near Newcastle Aug. 18 has been cleared by blood tests of suspicion that she was driv ...